During long, tough days, the last thing you need is a technology that doesn’t work, keeping you out of touch with your team. A go-to for staying in touch has long been the two way radio, and the MOTOTRBO™ XPR 5000e and XPR 7000e series answers the call for durability from bumps and bruises from day-to-day use.
Often, to protect two way radios a little more, companies will decide to go with the non-display models of these radios – for extra durability and ease of use for their team.
Recently, Motorola released the ‘E series’ of MOTOTRBO™ digital radios – the latest models following the release of the legacy MOTOTRBO™ line in 2006. But there are now non-display capable models available for users looking to upgrade or purchase two way radios for their team.
What is a capable model?
If your team of two way radio users covers a wide area, with multiple sites and channels, then you are likely to need what is known as a trunking system for your communication. This allows multiple users to have conversations at the same time, and free access to do so. A capable model radio has the ability to tie into a trunking system, but that feature is an upgrade you can make at any time.
So what does this mean for you?
Whether you’re using older pre-MOTOTRBO™ models of two way radios or looking to upgrade your legacy MOTOTRBO™ radios, there may be an advantage to choosing the XPR 7350e or XPR 5550e. Let’s take a look at why:
XPR 5550e – This mobile two way radio is designed for users on the move who don’t want to compromise communication, efficiency, and safety. As part of the ‘E series’ of radios, there are a number of advanced features that users have enjoyed:
- Integrated WiFi
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Location tracking
- Automatic noise reduction of background to allow for better communication
- Up to 8 percent better range than the legacy XPR5000 series
XPR 7350e – This portable two way radio is built tough, and with non-display models, offers extra durability for your team. Known as a high-performance radio for those that do not want to compromise on safety or productivity, this radio is popular among a number of Canadian industries – from manufacturing, oil and gas and more. Some of the new features include:
- Up to 29 hours of battery life with upgrade
- Up to 8 percent better range
- An IP68 rating – fully dust tight and waterproof up to six feet for two hours
- Integrated WiFi
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Safety features such as location tracking and man down
- Background noise reduction feature known as Intelligent Audio
Both of these models are available in VHF, UHF and 800/900 MHz capable models.
If you’re not sure if the XPR 7350e or XPR 5550e Motorola two way radios are for your team, feel free to reach out to one of our two way radio experts here at Nova Communications. With more than 30 years in the two way radio business, we’ve seen it all from customers in various industries across Canada. Our goal is to make your decision easy, and we want to help.
Contact us today for more information, or start with the free Two Way Radio Selector below – in two minutes we help you determine the top three two way radios for your needs.
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